Walkabout in Reykjavik

If you didn’t know this before, be forewarned. If something smells of rotten eggs whilst taking a shower, it is not the bathroom, soap or shampoo. And don’t try washing it off either as you can’t. Because believe it or not, it is the hot water!! Yes, the hot water smells of sulphur. And it…

Sunrise in Africa

Morning sunrise on a Safari in South Africa. It was the crack of dawn and we were woken up nice and early for a drive to look for big cats! With just enough coffee to keep me awake (as I am no morning person), I managed to capture this shot with my camera which when…

Iceland – Land of Fire and Ice

It all started with a photo on a blog. We were transfixed by the beautiful landscape before our eyes. Then a few more photos. Then like a masterpiece that captures your imagination, we couldn’t let it go. It kept drawing us in. The more we delved, the more we wanted go. Then it all started…

Afloat like a . . .

Two photos for this weeks photo challenge on afloat :- snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and seeing graceful squids masterly gliding through the water. Effortlessly afloat in their watery world. Weekly Photo Challenge : Afloat

Snowmobiling on Lake Inari

After we spent an hour around an open fire on a hill looking into the dark skies hoping to see something, we finally gave in to the freezing cold. Our guide didn’t say much but I guess he knew that we were disappointed. We had hoped to see the Northern lights but with the clouds…

A Husky Ride to Remember

Pekka, who looked after the husky rides at the Wilderness Hotel informed us on the first day that his huskies at Nellim had caught some kind of flu. He looked decidedly concerned and so it was no surprise to us when it was announced that there will be no Husky rides the next day. However,…